Al-Sadd head coach Javi Gracia spoke of the importance of his side’s upcoming QNB Stars League clash with Al-Ahli, in which victory will ensure the title.
Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Gracia said: “We are playing three days after our last game and we are only thinking about the players’ recovery.”
“We will try to rest and be ready for the tough game coming up.”
He continued: “We know it’s an important game for us. With the three points we can achieve something really special and we are full of motivation to do it.”
“The players don’t need any extra motivation to give their best in all the games we are playing. In this case, we have the motivation to get the three points and to get the championship.”
Gracia stressed on the importance of the moment for his team. “This is something very special for all the players,” the coach. “They worked hard for a long time and this is the moment to receive recognition for this work and to enjoy with the trophy.”
Asked about his message to the fans of Al-Sadd, the coach said: “For the fans I would like to thank them because they supported us a lot and maybe in the next game we can offer them this title.”
“I would like to enjoy this game with all of them and then enjoy at the end of the game as well.”